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Building Technology Heritage Library

Association for Preservation Technology, Int.

The Building Technology Heritage Library (BTHL) is primarily a collection of American and Canadian, pre-1964 architectural trade catalogs, house plan books and technical building guides. Trade catalogs are an important primary source to document past design and construction practices. These materials can aid in the preservation and conservation of older structures as well as other research goals.



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Building Technology Heritage Library
by Associated Plan Service
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64 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
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1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 29 cm., trade catalog
Topics: lighting, Division 26, light fixtures
377 p. : ill. ; 30 cm., trade catalog
Topics: plumbing, Division 22, plumbing fixtures
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Modern Steel Equipment Company
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23 p., illus., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: Kitchens, Division 12, furnishings, Cabinets, Furniture, Kitchen casework
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Montgomery Ward & Co.
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100 p, B&W illus and photos
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Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans, prefab, kit houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Crane Limited
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA TH6255.C7(ID:95-B4376), ca.1920, 99 p, 22 cm
Topics: Division 22, Plumbing, Plumbing Fixtures, Residential Plumbing Fixtures, Commerical Plumbing...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Baxendale & Co.
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408 p., ill, trade catalog
Topics: plumbing, Division 22, plumbing fixtures
ca. 115 leaves : chiefly ill. ; 31 cm., trade catalog
Topics: plaster, Division 09, decorative plaster, plaster ornament
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Kohler Co.
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144 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: plumbing fixtures -- catalogs, Division 22, Division 23, residential plumbing fixtures, residential...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Fred T. Hodgson
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683 p. [9-275, 59-163, 9-290 p.] ; ill, diagrams ; 16 cm. ; book
Topics: rough carpentry -- books, Division 06, Division 13, wood framing, wood frames, schedules for...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Gordon Van-Tine Co.
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52 p B& W illus and photos
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, kit houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
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23 p., illus., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: windows, Division 08, openings, architectural millwork, wood windows, screens
Building Technology Heritage Library
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173, [3] : ill. ; 24 cm., trade catalog
Topics: artists' materials, drafting instruments, paints
Building Technology Heritage Library
by U. T. Hungerford Brass & Copper Co.
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63 p., illus., 27 cm, trade catalog
Topics: brass, copper, bronze, Division 05, metals, nails, plumbing, roofing accessories
Building Technology Heritage Library
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52 pg., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog
Topics: Heating -- Equipment and Supplies, Heating stove -- Catalogs
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Bawden Bros. Inc.
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62 p. ; ill., plans ; 32 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Locke Stove Company
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[16] p., ill., plans, 30 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Montgomery Ward and Company
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70 p., ill., 34 cm, trade catalog
Topics: furniture - catalogs, Division 12
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears, Roebuck & Co.
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84 p, B & W illus
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Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Air Preheater Corporation
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[20] p. : ill. ; 29 cm., trade catalog; Bulletin A-11
Topics: heaters, Division 23, HVAC, preheater, boiler
Building Technology Heritage Library
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85 p. ; ill. ; 16 cm. x 11 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: concrete columns -- catalogs, Division 03, concrete reinforcing, reinforcing steel, concrete column...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Federal Cement Tile Co.
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32 p, blueprint details
Topics: Roofing, cement tile, concrete roof tile
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Brown-Blodgett Co.
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104 p, B&W photos
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Detroit Decorative Supply Co.
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[2] p., 198 p. of plates, [6] p. : chiefly ill. ; 32 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: plaster, Division 09, decorative plaster, ornamental plaster, interior decoration
Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:90-B5924, ca. 1897, 24 p, 25 cm
Topics: Division 43, Process Gas and Liquid Handling Purification and Storage Equipment, Gas Handling...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Crittall Manufacturing Company
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98 p., ill., 25 cm, trade catalog
Topics: steel windows, Division 08, windows, metal windows
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Montgomery Ward & Co.
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96 p., illus., plans, 26 cm
Topics: house plans, prefabricated houses, domestic architecture, designs and plans, kit homes
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Julius Blum & Co., Inc.
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124 p., ill, 28 cm, trade catalog, Catalog No. 7
Topics: metals, Division 05, decorative metalwork, ornamental metals, stairs, handrails
Building Technology Heritage Library
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70 p., ill., plans, 26 cm, trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, brick houses
380 p. : ill. ; 24 cm., trade catalog
Topics: drafting supplies, drawing materials, surveying -- instruments
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Pittsburgh Corning Corporation
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Trade catalogs compiled by Hobbs Glass, Ltd., CCA ID:93-B1271,1958
Topics: Division 08, glass, glass block
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Macomber Steel Co.
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[8] p. ill., 26 cm, trade catalog, Catalogue no. 616-A
Topics: trusses, metal roof trusses, Division 05, metal joists, steel joists, structural steel
Building Technology Heritage Library
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:92-B2677, ca. 1935, 20 p, 28 cm
Topics: brick, fire brick, Division 04, Masonry, Unit Masonry
1 v., 1107 p., ill., 28 cm., trade catalog, 22nd Ed., Section A of of three sections
Topics: building materials -- catalogs, architectural ironwork-- catalogs, Division 04, Division 05,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
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300 p. ; ill. ; 18 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: lumber trade -- catalogs, Division 06, lumber, lumber schedules, dimensional lumber
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Vincent T. Manas
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188 p. ; ill., diagrs. ; 22 cm. 
Topics: plumbing -- book, Division 22, operation and maintenance of plumbing, common work results from...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by George H. Buckminster Company
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288 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: electrical supplies -- catalogs, Division 26, exterior lighting, flood lighting, area lighting,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by H. M. Reynolds Shingle Co.
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4 p. samples
Topic: roofing, asphalt shingles, Division 07, thermal and moisture protection
Building Technology Heritage Library
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32 p. : ill., plans ; 20 x 27 cm., trade catalog
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Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans, prefabricated, kit houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Hettrick Manuf. Co.
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48p, B&W and color illus and photos, trade catalog
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Topics: Awnings, tents, outdoor furniture, canvas products, Division 10, specialties
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Westinghouse Electric Corporation
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240 p. ; ill. ; 19 cm. x 12 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: electric lighting -- catalogs, Division 26, lighting, interior lighting, interior lighting...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by National Small Home Bureau Inc.
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64 p B& W illus and photos
Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans, small homes, dwellings
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Wm A. Lambert
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120 p. ; ill., plans ; 30 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
8 p., illus, 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: insulation, Division 07, thermal insulation, loose-fill insulation, vermiculite, asbestos
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Archway Press, Inc.
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48 p. ; ill., plans ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
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63 p., illus., 28 cm, catalog no. 20
Topics: Metal lath, Division 09, finishes, Division 03, concrete forming
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Common Brick Manufacturers' Association of America
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28 p., illus., 27 cm,
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, brick houses
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Halliday Company
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, CCA NA7243.2 H3 1928, 1928, 72 p, 25 cm
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Topics: House plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, kit houses, prefabricated homes
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Richard B Pollman; Irving E Palmquist; Charles N Wright, Home Planners, Inc.
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52 p., illus., plans, 28 cm
Topics: house plans catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans, ranch houses, brick...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Keeler Brass Company
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99 p. ; ill. ; 30 cm. x 22 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: hardware industry -- catalogs, cabinet hardware -- catalogs, Division 05, Division 08, door...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Geo. E. Watson Company
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144 p., illus., 26 cm, trade catalog, Catalog No. 54
Topics: painting and coating, Division 09, finishes, interior decoration, varnish, brushes, graining tools
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Williamson Heater Company
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16 p., ill., 22 cm, trade catalog, Catalog K
Topics: furnaces, Division 23
Building Technology Heritage Library
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61 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: plumbing equipment -- catalogs, Division 22, plumbing piping and pumps, domestic water pumps,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Western Retail Lumberman's Assoc.
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72 p. ; ill., plans ; 27 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, designs and plans, barns, farm architecture
Building Technology Heritage Library
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112 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Topics: Heating, Division 23, HVAC, boilers, radiators
Building Technology Heritage Library
by United States Radiator Corporation
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1 vol., ill., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: boilers, Division 23, HVAC, heating, furnaces, radiators
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Matthews & Yates Ltd.
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120 p. : ill. ; 26 cm., trade catalogs
Topics: fans, Division 23, HVAC
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Edwin L. Wiegand Company
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:90-B1316, 1950, 8 p, 28 cm
Topics: heating, Division 23, HVAC, Decentralized HVAC Equipment
Building Technology Heritage Library
by E. T. Barnum Iron & Wire Works
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66 p., ill, 25 cm, trade catalog, No. 650 General Catalog
Topics: ironwork, Division 05, metals, Division 32, fences, gates, stairs, railings, ornamental metal,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
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98 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: hardware -- catalogs, Division 05, Division 08, Division 26, Division 41, door hardware, window...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by F.W. Dodge Corporation
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1 v. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: building materials -- catalogs, building fittings -- catalogs, domestic architecture -- catalogs,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Co.
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121 p. ; ill. ; 21 cm. x 28 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: millwork -- catalogs, doors -- catalogs, Division 06, Division 08, Division 09, wood posts and...
Building Technology Heritage Library
by National Lumber Manufacturers Association
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:93-B788, 1941, 28 p, 28 cm
Topics: Division 06, Wood Plastics and Composites, Airplane Hangers
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, CCA ID:90-B4927, 1925, 98 p, 27 cm
Topics: street lighting, lighting equipment, Division 26, Electrical, Lighting, Exterior Lighting
Building Technology Heritage Library
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212 p., ill., 29=8 cm, trade catalog
Topics: building materials -- catalogs, house plans, domestic architecture, lumber, millwork, doors, windows
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Montgomery Ward and Co.
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79 p. ; ill., plans ; 26 cm. ; trade catalog
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Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, kit houses, prefabricated homes
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Structural Clay Products Institute
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397 p.,ill., 23 cm, book
Topics: brick masonry -- book, Division 04
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Specification Data, Limited
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Trade catalog, Text, Illus, Photographs, CCA ID:89-B3621, ca.1921, 350 p, 31 cm
Topics: building and engineering specifications, construction companies, building material manufacturers
40 p. : ill. (some col.), charts ; 16 cm., trade catalog
Topics: stencil work, Division 09, interior decoration, paint
Building Technology Heritage Library
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164 p. ; ill. ; 18 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: boilers -- catalogs, radiators -- catalogs, Division 23, water-tube boilers, steam boilers,...
431 p. ; ill. ; 28 cm. ; trade catalog
Topics: woodwork -- catalogs, sashes -- catalogs, doors -- catalogs, Division 06, Division 08, Division 12,...
Building Technology Heritage Library
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112 p. : ill. ; 22 cm., trade catalog
Topics: residential appliances, Division 11, stoves, ranges, kitchens
100 p. : chiefly ill., plans ; 30 cm., trade catalog, "Book E"--Cover.
Topics: house plans -- catalogs, domestic architecture, residential designs and plans
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Gordon-Van Tine Company
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142 P., ill., 30 cm, trade catalog
Topics: house plans, domestic architecture, designs and plans, kit homes, prefabricated
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Kennatrack Corporation
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21 p., ill., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: hardware, sliding door hardware, Division 08, cabinet hardware, doors